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The new Energy bill signed by President Bush emphasizes the need for greater energy efficiency and promoting alternative fuel technology. Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineer Johnny Green says the bill will help Oak Ridge to enhance ethanol and diesel technologies. "Some of the research that...

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A Las Vegas business and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are improving the odds for people medically at risk from dehydration or congestive heart failure. The task for ORNL researchers Chuck Britton, Nance Ericson and Gary Alley was to improve and miniaturize Noninvasive Medical Technologies' ZOE, ...
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Three scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory--including the laboratory's director--have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS).The new APS fellows are ORNL Director Thom Mason, nuclear physicist Krzysztof Piotr Rykaczewski and materials scientist...
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One obstacle to increased use of E85 will fall when Underwriters Laboratories begins certifying fuel dispensers, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are contributing data that could fuel the process. While E85, an alcohol fuel mixture, can help meet the goal of displacing 20 percent of gas...
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Just a few months after the Spallation Neutron Source announced a new world's record for beam power, its sister neutron facility at DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory„the High Flux Isotope Reactor„can boast a record of its own. HFIR's new cold source is producing more cold neutrons than expected a...